DATE: September 21, 2001

SUBJECT: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Tax Exemptions for Contracts Performed in Italy

SOURCE: Federal Register, September 21, 2001, Vol. 66, No. 184, page 48652

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD)

ACTION: Proposed Rule

SYNOPSIS: DOD is proposing to update the requirements pertaining to tax exemptions for DOD contracts performed in Italy in DFARS 252.229-7003, Tax Exemptions (Italy).

DATES: Comments on the proposed rule must be submitted on or before November 20, 2001.

ADDRESSES: Respondents may submit comments directly on http://emissary.acq.osd.mil/dar/dfars.nsf/pubcomm; by e-mail to dfars@acq.osd.mil; to Defense Acquisition Regulations Council, Attn: Susan Schneider, OUSD (AT&L) DP (DAR), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062; or by fax to 703-602-0350. Cite DFARS Case 2000-D027 when submitting comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Schneider, 703-602-0326.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: DFARS 252.229-7003 is included in contracts that will be performed in Italy. This proposed rule would revise DFARS 252.229-7003 to update the information pertaining to tax exemptions that contractors must include on their invoices. Invoices would be required to include the contract number, the Imposta Valore Aggiunto (IVA) tax exemption claimed, and the appropriate fiscal code(s). In addition, the clause would be revised to state that "the Contractor may address questions regarding the IVA tax to the Ministry of Finance, IVA office, Rome (06) 520741."

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panoptic Enterprises at 703-451-5953 or by e-mail to Panoptic@FedGovContracts.com.

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